Memorial Day History

May 3, 2018 — Recognizing Memorial Day started in 1868, when the division of the Grand Army of the Republic demanded that their commander, General John A. Logan, adorn the graves of their fallen war comrades with flowers. It was an event that began to recognize the soldiers who died in the American Civil War. After World War I,... Read More

May is National Stroke Month: Knowing And Reducing Your Risks

May 3, 2018 — It’s important to know the risk factors of having a stroke, some of which can be preventable and controllable, and to recognize the symptoms, so that many of the serious side effects of stroke can be avoided. Blood Pressure: According to the American Heart Association, high blood pressure is the number one controllable risk factor... Read More

Letter from the Administrator

May 3, 2018 — Hello, I want to take this moment to Thank all of the Staff here at Desoto for making April a great month. We will be Celebrating Nurses’ Week and Nursing Home Week in the month of May. Please watch for our celebration activities and join us in all the fun! We will also be having... Read More

Featured Resident: John P.

May 3, 2018 — Desoto Nursing and Rehabilitation is proud to present John P., our spotlight resident. It was recently brought to our attention that Mr. P. had been out of contact with his family since he came to stay in our facility in 2016. Brenda, our Administrator, and Pam, our Business Office Manager, put on their detective hats... Read More

Special Events

May 3, 2018 — 5/11  Mother’s Day Social 5/25  Memorial Day BBQ 5/6 – 5/12  National Nurse’s Week 5/13 – 5/19  National Nursing Home Week 5/14 Western Day Wear your favorite Western Wear and Giddy Up! 5/15 50’S Day Bring those Poodle Skirts, bobby socks, and Elvis Hair 5/16 Mix-Match Let’s Mix it up and show all of our... Read More

Resident Council President: Barbara B.

April 4, 2018 — Ms. Barbara has been a resident in our facility since 2001. A few of her favorite things include: the color blue, nachos, and bingo. “Have mercy upon me, O God, according to thy loving kindness: according unto the multitude of thy tender mercies blot out my transgressions…” (Psalm: 51, King James Version) is her favorite... Read More

April is National Occupational Therapy Month

April 4, 2018 — Since 1980, the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) has celebrated National Occupational Therapy Month and the more than 213,000 occupational therapists, occupational therapy assistants, and students who work nationwide to create fuller lives for clients and their families. Occupational therapy practitioners enable people of all ages to live life to its fullest by helping them... Read More

April is Stress Awareness Month

April 4, 2018 — Stressed Out? Give These Tips A Try! The amount of stress that you endure has a direct impact on your health and overall well being. Pay close attention to the tips provided in this article for how to manage your stress. Don’t worry about being totally stress free. While it is important to lower our... Read More

Letter from the Administrator

April 4, 2018 — Hello, I would like to introduce myself; my name is Brenda Wright I am so glad to be here at Desoto Nursing and Rehabilitation as the Administrator! As I have made my way through meeting the residents and hearing their life stories I am reminded of why I chose to work in the “CARE” industry!... Read More